LibriVox recording of The Street of Seven Stars, by Mary Roberts Rinehart. Read by MaryAnn Spiegel. Published in 1914, this novel tells the story of Harmony Wells, an innocent and beautiful American in Austria to study violin. Harmony has talent and she dreams of a career in music. After her friends run out of money and return to the States, Harmony stays on in hopes of earning enough money to continue her lessons. Along the way, she meets Peter Byrne, an American doctor in Vienna following his... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, fiction, novel, music, Austria, romance Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Puck of Pook's Hill (version 2) by Rudyard Kipling. Read in English by Nick Whitley. 'Puck of Pook's Hill' is a fantasy book by Rudyard Kipling, published in 1906, containing a series of short stories set in different periods of English history. It can count both as historical fantasy – since some of the stories told of the past have clear magical elements, and as contemporary fantasy – since it depicts a magical being active and practising his magic in the England of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children, history, fairy tale, Roman, Legend, medieval, myth, Sussex, English...
LibriVox recording of Puck of Pook's Hill, by Rudyard Kipling. Read by icyjumbo (1964-2010). Puck of Pook's Hill is a children's book by Rudyard Kipling, published in 1906, containing a series of short stories set in different periods of history. The stories are all told to two children living near Pevensey by people magically plucked out of history by Puck. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, puck, children, short stories Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Cornelli by Johanna Spyri. Read in English by Jael Baldwin. Cornelli lives in Iller-Stream with her widowed father, who calls on two Ladies of Culture to come spend time with Cornelli during one of his business trips, hoping that their influence will refine and improve his daughter. Instead, the ladies prove to have no real love for Cornelli, and she, being a sensitive soul, turns inward and becomes sullen and uncooperative. A boy who comes on a visit to Iller-Stream for... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Children of the New Forest (version 2) by Frederick Marryat. Read in English by Nick Whitley. The Children of the New Forest is a children's novel published in 1847 by Frederick Marryat. It is set in the time of the English Civil War and the Commonwealth. The story follows the fortunes of the four Beverley children who are orphaned during the war, and hide from their Roundhead oppressors in the shelter of the New Forest where they learn to live off the land.The story... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks
Librivox recording of Kim by Rudyard Kipling. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. Kim is a fabulous adventure story set in India during the former British Empire. It tells the story of a street-wise but (in typical Kipling fashion) highly moral Anglo-Indian boy who becomes enmeshed the “the Great Game” -– the competition between Britain and Russia for control over Asia. Taking time off from his role as the traveling companion of an aged Tibetan lama, the boy is trained as a spy, matches wits with... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, kim, kipling, india Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Amazing Interlude, by Mary Roberts Rinehart. Read by Mary Ann Spiegel. It is the early days of The Great War. As the curtain rises, Sara Lee is sitting by the fire in her aunt and uncle’s home, knitting a baby afghan. Her beau’s name is Harvey. He has his eye on a little house that is just perfect for two and he will soon propose to Sara Lee. But in this play, the mise en scène is about to change. A fairyland transformation will take place and Sara Lee will step... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, war, fantasy, love, rinehart Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Captains Courageous, by Rudyard Kipling. Read by Mark F. Smith. Real men don't take guff from snotty kids. Neither does Disko Troop, skipper of the "We're Here", a fishing schooner out of Gloucester, Massachusetts, when his crew fishes Harvey Cheyne out of the Atlantic. There's no place on the Grand Banks for bystanders, so Harvey is press-ganged into service as a replacement for a man lost overboard and drowned. Harvey is heir to a vast fortune, but his rescuers... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, adventure, saltwater fishing, rescues, teenage boys Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text